CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (WPRI) — A Central Falls man was arrested Wednesday on charges he was dealing drugs in a school or playground zone.
According to police, members of the Central Falls Police Department Special Investigations Unit and a Rhode Island State Police K9 unit executed a search warrant at the High Street apartment of Jose Dejesus.
As a result of the search, investigators seized a quantity of cocaine, $14,698 in cash, and silver bars and coins worth approximately $4,400.
Dejesus, 32, was taken into custody, police said. He was arraigned Wednesday on charges of possession of cocaine with intent to deliver and distribution of a controlled substance within a school/playground zone.
Dejesus was held as a Superior Court violator and ordered held without bail on the drug charges.